Vernon Philander and Pieter Malan both hit centuries and shared a record sixth-wicket stand during a dominant with the bat on day two of the 4-Day Franchise Series match for the Cape Cobras against the Dolphins in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Vernon Philander talks about scoring his third first-class century on his comeback from injury while playing for the Cape Cobras against the Dolphins, in the process setting up a record stand for the sixth wicket with teammate Pieter Malan.
Pieter Malan talks about a great day with the bat that saw him post 153 for the Cape Cobras against the Dolphins, in the process setting up a record stand for the sixth wicket with teammate Vernon Philander.
The Cobras dominated day two of their 4-Day Franchise Series match against the Dolphins on Tuesday, with Vernon Philander and Pieter Malan together for most of the day in a record-breaking sixth wicket stand.
Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince has refused to get carried away with his team’s results despite their flying start to the 4-Day Franchise Series, warning that the season is still in its infancy ahead of their meeting with the Dolphins at Newlands on Monday.
Day two of the 4-Day Franchise Series saw the batsmen coming into their own as the Titans regrouped to keep themselves in the game against the Cobras, the Lions took a healthy lead over the Knights and the Dolphins cashed in against the Warriors.
Assistant coach Mandla Mashimbyi says the Titans are fully aware that they have yet to meet their usual standards this season, and he is hopeful things will change when they host the Cape Cobras in the 4-Day Franchise Series in Centurion on Monday.
Jason Smith explains why having a youthful Cape Cobras squad has helped to develop a strong team culture within the side.
Cape Cobras captain Dane Piedt marked a momentous 100th first-class match with a sterling all-round performance in the Cobras’ innings and 71-run win over the Lions.
The Cobras recorded a resounding victory over the Lions at the Wanderers, beating the home team by an innings and 71 runs.
The Cobras have stamped their authority over the Lions in Johannesburg with a commanding 414-run lead after both team’s first innings.
Highveld Lions coach Enoch Nkwe is hoping to build on the solid start his team has made to the new 4-Day Domestic Series when they host the Cape Cobras in Johannesburg starting on Monday.
Half-centuries from Zubayr Hamza and Kyle Verreynne took the Cobras to a four-wicket win over the Knights at Newlands on the final day of their first 4-Day Franchise Series match.
A superb century by Grant Mokoena kept the Knights in the contest against the Cape Cobras alive at Newlands.
Cape Cobras captain Dane Piedt believes his bowling attack has what it takes to run through sides – as long as they bowl fuller lengths than last season.